Life at Marian

​​​​​​​Marian College is a Catholic state integrated school for girls with a maximum roll of 430 students, that combines high academic standards and a progressive approach to modern education. There is a genuine commitment to the values inherent in the traditions of the religious orders of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart and the Sisters of Mercy.

Preference for enrolment is given to Catholic girls and some places may be available for non-Catholic students.

Marian College is fortunate in being able to remain small with a friendly, family atmosphere which comes from teachers and students knowing each other well. Every student at Marian is nurtured and her skills and talents fostered. Students have every opportunity to contribute through participation, service and leadership.

Our school culture is based on traditional values and expectations and Marian is also focused on supporting future-oriented teaching and learning. Marian College is committed to preparing students with the skills they need for the real world environment. Marian uses information technology for blended inquiry based learning and we use google applications extensively.

Marian girls are involved with service to the community. Staff strive to create a positive climate, which is conducive to effective learning with the development of personal responsibility, using collaboration, problem solving and encouraging students to be critical thinker

Special Character



Music and Performing Arts

Learning Support

Student Leadership

Whānau Groups

Pastoral Care and Wellbeing